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Simin Meydani Named Vice Provost for Research

Simin Meydani Named Vice Provost for Research

A nutrition scientist, she led the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts.

A Garden to Remember

A Garden to Remember

Friedman student E. Marbury Jacobs has been named a 2016 Schweitzer Fellow. For her project, Jacobs chose to create a garden club for older adults. 

A Matchmaker for Food Startups

A Matchmaker for Food Startups

Branchfood founder Lauren Abda, N12, helps entrepreneurs find their way.

Healthcare costs for infections linked to bacteria in water supply systems are rising

Healthcare costs for infections linked to bacteria in water supply systems are rising

Antibiotic resistance may be contributing to a trend in rising healthcare costs for infections associated with disease-causing bacteria that can live inside drinking water distribution systems, including household and hospital plumbing

Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

Baby boomers will face many barriers to good nutrition as they age. It’s time to get prepared.

High variability suggests glycemic index unreliable indicator of blood sugar response

High variability suggests glycemic index unreliable indicator of blood sugar response

Glycemic index values can vary by 20 percent within an individual and 25 percent among individuals, according to the results of a controlled feeding clinical trial.

New Entry Awarded Grant

New Entry Awarded Grant

More Help is On the Way for New Farmers and Ranchers: USDA NIFA Apprenticeship Award to New Entry Sustainable Farming Project for National Farm and Ranch Learning Network

Friedman Has a Secret Garden

Friedman Has a Secret Garden

"It seems like almost no one knows about this. Like it's a secret." Claire Mance, FPAN, N16, is referring to The Friedman Garden, a small, oddly shaped green gem tucked between Jaharis Courtyard and the Posner building on Tufts' Boston Campus-- possibly one of the best kept secrets of Friedman Student Life.

Drink Up: It's Hot Out There

Drink Up: It's Hot Out There

Here, in no particular order, are some thirst-quenching things to keep in mind when the mercury rises, according to Elena Naumova and Edward Saltzman, both professors and academic deans at the Friedman School. 

Upcoming Dean's Medal Ceremony: Honoring Peter R. Dolan

Upcoming Dean's Medal Ceremony: Honoring Peter R. Dolan

Peter R. Dolan, A78, A08P, Chairman, Tufts University Board of Trustees, is to be honored at the upcoming Dean's Medal Ceremony at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

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